Thursday, June 28, 2012

Red, White & Blue

For some reason, I'm always late getting my 4th of July cards made.  Fortunately, mail gets to my sis in about 3 days.  Just got this finished in time for ODBD challenge HERE to use 3 stamps on the front of your card.  I actually used 4.  The background is the wonderful ODBD Old Flag stamp.  I embossed in white & then sponged on Distress Inks faded jeans & fired brick.  The eagle is an unmounted stamp I've had for years & I have no idea who made it.  It's also white embossed & then cut out with Spellbinders Curved Rectangle.  I embossed the edge & then attached it to another piece of the navy paper, cut it out & mounted it with foam tape.  The sentiment is by the Oregon Company Peddler's Pack & the star is from Ann-ticipations.  I pierced the navy mat & mounted it to the card front with foam tape.
Mt Jefferson from Detroit Lake
Yesterday at the lake was fabulous--blue skies & sunshine--I always feel like I'm a million miles away (really just over an hour from reality--LOL).  Thought you might enjoy a few pictures.
Hope you've had a good week.  Thanks for coming by.
Hubby in his element!


Relaxing on my day off         


7 comments:

  1. great card Greta. And your photos of hubby and yourself are great. You both look so relaxed.

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  2. Love your photos and card. Have a great 4th!

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  3. Marvelous patriotic design. Love the large eagle image offset to one side! You pictures of your "down time" look so relaxing and in a breathtaking setting!

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  4. Great patriotic design, Greta! Love the background scene, Greta! It must be really relaxing when you are out there!

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  5. Your card is beautiful Greta, I love all of it. The lake loks wonderful!

    We are lucky enough to be able to go to lakes with no development and no activity here in Maine too. Whenever I feel sorry for myself about not living near craft stores, I think how lucky I am to be able to get off into a world with nothing but nature easily.

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  6. Looks like such a relaxing day!! Your surroundings are so beautiful and very peaceful looking! Thanks for sharing the pics! Love your patriotic card- the flag bg is awesome!

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  7. Love your 4th of July card, Greta! Beautiful distressing and design. And lovely photos of you and your hubby at the lake. Looks so tranquil and relaxing.

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